'We're expecting the next generation of domestic espresso coffee machines to include a coffee pod option,' the manager of the coffee machine retailer told me.
'It's inevitable that coffee pods will take over the market and we'll see fewer traditional barista style machines.'
'Manufacturers are mixing in powdered milk and chocolate and other flavourings and additives to the coffee pods. We're making our own blend. We're trying to fit more than the standard 7g of coffee into each pod to increase the strength and flavour.'
The satisfaction of a cup of coffee without the grinding and tamping and mess.
Instant and convenient satisfaction.
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